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How to Lead Like Fortune 500 Founders/CEOs

Jeff Bezos—Amazon, 1961 In the early 1990s, while working as a computer analyst with a New York investment house, Jeff Bezos saw that the internet was growing at a rate of 2300 per cent per year, and thought that people would one day buy things over the internet. The best options seemed to be books and CDs – an online retailer could offer a wider range of products than a bricks-and-mortar store could stock, and they were easy to ship. He decided that book publishers were less formidable competitors than the music industry, where six major labels dominated the industry. When he told his boss then that he wanted to leave and start the new ...